Nov 18, 2012 3:00am PST
. for the past five days israel and hamas have fired rockets and bombed one another, israeli air strikes have taken a heavy toll on gaza and hamas. right now israel is keeping open the possibility of a ground offensive. they've got 30,000 troopons the border with another 75,000 reservists being called up. now, i want to show you something that played out live on israeli television just a short time ago. watch this. what you're called is called an iron dome. this is egypt's defensive zone system. they're tracking down two rockets. at the end, the small puffs there, that's the signals of success that those intercepters headed off those rockets. so far israel says a thousand rockets have been fired. hamas puts it at about 900. the constant threat has those in israel in fear. >> reporter: there's another attack, another rocket alert going on. we've got to get out of here. >> go, fred. there you see it. a strike in ash colon. we've got the pictures up as fred and our camera crew get out of the way. it's a sign that another strike is coming. can we listen here? >> reporter: and we have the impacts.
Nov 18, 2012 7:00am PST
continue. benjamin netanyahu says israel is ready to expand the gaza operation. the country continued air strikes on targets on the gaza strip on fifth day of fighting. medical officials say two air strikes killed a child and injured a dozen other people at a refugee camp. israel launched nearly 1,000 air strikes since the beginning of the operation earlier this week. nearly 50 palestinians including a number of children have been killed since the fighting started last week. [ speaking foreign language ] >> a rocket launch in gaza today surprised a french journalist and her crew. the journalist and her cameraman were finishing a taped report when a rocket shot into the area nearby. she was reporting on a media center hit by an israeli air strike. >>> new this morning, a body has been found in the gulf of mexico not far from where an oil rig went up in flames earlier this week. that body is believed to be that of a worker missing since the fire on friday. it started as workers were using a torch to cut an oil line. four workers are now badly burn and being treated at the hospital. 11 other